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AOC, Rashida Tlaib Say Legislation Is Ready After Trump, Pelosi Call for $2,000 Stimulus Check...
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"Send the bill back, and we will put in the $2,000 we've been fighting for that your party has been blocking," tweeted Michigan Representative Rashida Tlaib.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-23 03:25 UTC
What's in the new stimulus bill? $300 weekly unemployment bonus, $600 checks, more...
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The final version of a $900 billion stimulus bill will reportedly include a second stimulus payment. Here's what else we think is inside.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-17 08:26 UTC
Unemployment Benefits to Lapse Even With New Stimulus Bill...
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Will the unemployed see an interruption in their benefits even if Congress acts to extend them?
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-17 08:20 UTC
$600 or $700 second check to be in the final stimulus package? Today's update...
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A second stimulus check will reportedly be part of 2020's final stimulus bill after all, according to Wednesday morning reports.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-16 17:59 UTC
Millions of U.S. households are now more than $5,000 behind on rent...
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By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-08 22:58 UTC
More unemployment benefits soon? New bill would give $300 a week. What to know...
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A $908 billion proposal for COVID relief has the attention of President-elect Joe Biden and other top lawmakers and politicians.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-06 21:24 UTC
Stimulus package update today: 'Stupidity on steroids if Congress doesn't act'...
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Can Congress come together to pass a last-ditch compromise before the end of 2020? Would President Trump sign in? Today's updates.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-06 21:24 UTC
We'll know by the end of the day if we're getting more $1,200 stimulus checks...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin continue to "narrow their differences" on a new stimulus package with $1,200 checks for Americans. If a stimulus package...
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-10-20 15:13 UTC
Another 860,000 filed new unemployment claims last week...
Until the pandemic upended the operations of American companies, weekly jobless aid applications had never exceeded 700,000 in the U.S.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-09-17 13:33 UTC
'Skinny' Stimulus Plan Fails In Senate - New Stimulus Package Unlikely Before November's Election...
The Senate failed to advance the Republican-led 'Skinny' coronavirus stimulus plan on Thursday. With Republicans and Democrats not able to reach an agreement, the timing of a new bill is unknown.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-09-11 15:05 UTC
Lithuania blocks the development of its own economy...
Admittedly, a lot of good happened over the last years in Lithuania, but unfortunately we have also see political leadership that is not interested in developing their own country.
By TheBalticWord on 2020-09-03 09:39 UTC
Powell announces new Fed approach to inflation that could keep rates lower for longer...
The Federal Reserve announced a major policy shift Thursday, saying that it is willing to allow inflation to run hotter than normal in order to support the labor market and broader economy.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-08-27 15:03 UTC
Even Corporate America thinks the stock market is overvalued...
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Even Corporate America thinks Wall Street's meteoric recovery may be getting out of hand. A stunning 84% of Fortune 500 CFOs say the US stock market is overvalued, according to a survey released Thursday by Deloitte. That's up from the 55% who fel
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-08-27 12:34 UTC
What did people do with their $1,200 stimulus checks? Finally an answer...
What did people do with their stimulus checks? People who spent most of their stimulus checks account for just 15% of U.S. households, compared to a third of...
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-08-17 17:00 UTC
COVID-19 Stimulus Checks 2: White House Wants to 'Get a Stimulus Check Out'...
White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows says the White House wants to get a round of second stimulus checks out, but the checks are bogged down in disputes over postal funding.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-08-17 16:59 UTC
Why disinfectant wipes aren't returning as fast as toilet paper...
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While toilet paper has mostly returned to the shelves since the panic buying of the early pandemic days in March, disinfectant wipes are still in short supply.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-07-24 16:11 UTC
May and June's roaring jobs recovery still left the US with double-digit unemployment — and expanded benefits running out...
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Hiring rebounded in transportation, healthcare, and retail in May and June, according to ZipRecruiter data reported by The Wall Street Journal. Those sectors created 7.5 million jobs in those two months. Job postings in healthcare and logistics have accou
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-07-24 16:10 UTC
Eviction Moratorium Expires Today, Putting Millions Of Renters At Risk...
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Eviction Moratorium Expires Today, Putting Millions Of Renters At Risk Tyler Durden Fri, 07/24/2020 - 10:35 The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) was able to stop evictions of renters during the coronavirus pandemic. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Ec
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-07-24 16:09 UTC
Stimulus check round 2: Partisan politics stalling more payments?...
Why haven't Americans received another round of stimulus relief from Washington?
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-07-01 15:42 UTC
With historic unemployment, some propose reshoring incentives to help bring jobs to US...
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Some people in Washington D.C. are pushing for reshoring incentives for companies to be included in the next stimulus package.Some people in Washington D.C. are pushing for reshoring incentives for companies to be included in the next stimulus package.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-25 20:41 UTC
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